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Grand National Weights Revealed As Build Up Begins

The official time to get excited about the Grand National is when the weights are revealed, something we saw earlier this week. The weights were revealed in London, which is always a baffling decision when the event takes place at Aintree, Liverpool. Onto…

Reaction To Grand National Weights 2018

It was billed as Phil Smith’s handicapping swan song, the Grand National weights dinner for the race he had presided over for the last twenty years, but alas things did not all go to plan. After an embargo, a single horse weights teaser and…

Trainers Reactions To National Weights

Above you can watch reactions to the weights handed out by Phil Smith for this years Grand National. As always some trainers are surprised, some disappointed and some walk away with a smile! The weights will change between now and the day…

2012 Grand National Weights

One of the biggest milestones on the way to Aintree is the day that the BHA Handicapper reveals the weights for the 2012 Grand National Entries and today was as exciting as anticipated. Phil Smith, BHA Handicapper, wasted no time, in front of…